C-SPAN Schedule

< Wednesday, October 10 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 8 min. LIVE Supreme Court Case on Affirmative Action Greta Brawner; Adam Liptak Adam Liptak previewed Supreme Court oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas, a case ... Adam Liptak previewed Supreme Court oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas, a case related to affirmative action and college admissions.
Mr. Liptak participated by phone.
6:28 am ET Approx. 59 min. LIVE Prime Minister Cameron Remarks at the Conservative Party Conference David Cameron; William Hague British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party ... British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party members at their annual conference. He talked about building an “aspiration nation” and identified the key differences between the opposition Labour Party and the Conservative Party, specifically in education, the National Health Service, and welfare reform. 6:41 am ET Approx. 39 min. Women and Children in Afghanistan Shamim Jawad Shamim Jawad discussed her first-hand experiences in Afghanistan and the rights of women and ... Shamim Jawad discussed her first-hand experiences in Afghanistan and the rights of women and children in the country. She painted a bleak picture with many obstacles towards the mobilization of these groups including education, cultural prejudices, lack of monetary capital, and few resources. She emphasized the need for international groups to reach out to women and children to give them the resources they need to raise their quality of life. Audience members asked questions.
7:08 am ET Approx. 37 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on Supreme Court oral argument in Fisher v. University ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Supreme Court oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas, a case related to affirmative action and college admissions. 7:29 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 38 min. 25th Anniversary DisHonors Awards Gala The Media Research Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala at the National Building ... The Media Research Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., where conservatives roasted the liberal media with the 2012 DisHonors “awards.” Also during the event, the late Andrew Breitbart was honored for his reporting on the conservative platform and issues. His father-in-law, Orson Bean, accepted the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence. Chris Plante and Brent Bozell presided over the ceremony, which included many video clips. 7:23 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Public Perceptions of Arabs and Muslims Panelists talked about the findings of a public opinion poll on American attitudes toward Arabs ... Panelists talked about the findings of a public opinion poll on American attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. The poll was conducted following violent protests in the Arab world that erupted in response to a film denigrating Islam. Topics included changes in the Arab world and Islam itself, American views of Arabs, and Arab views of America. The talk focused primarily on Egypt, Syria and Libya.
7:46 am ET Approx. 5 min. LIVE Massachusetts Senate Debate Preview Greta Brawner; Julie Sobel Julie Sobel previewed the third of the four debates in the Massachusetts Senate race between ... Julie Sobel previewed the third of the four debates in the Massachusetts Senate race between Senator Scott Brown (R) and Elizabeth Warren (D). 10:11 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Joseph Biden; Gwen Ifill; Sarah Palin Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden participated in a televised vice presidential ... Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden participated in a televised vice presidential candidates debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Gwen Ifill moderated the debate which focused on several issues including the current economic and financial crisis, foreign policy, and the role of the vice president.
The debate was presented in a full-screen format provided by the network pool showing candidates as they spoke with few shots as they reacted to their opponents' remarks. Questions posed by the moderator were also summarized in the lower third of the screen.
8:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Future of American Democracy Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about ... Mayors Alex Morse (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Svante Myrick (Ithaca, New York) talked about important questions from their perspective as two of the youngest elected officials in the United States.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY/BERKLEY CENTER FOR RELIGION, PEACE, AND WORLD AFFAIRS Also participating in the discussion will be two student leaders: Rachel Stanley, Elon College junior and Mohammad Usman, DePauw University senior. The discussion is part of the Millennial Values Symposium that is bringing student leaders to Washington, D.C. from around the country for a series of conversations about values and the future of American democracy. 
Panelists:
Alex Morse, Mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts
Svante L. Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, New York
Rachel Stanley, Junior, Elon University, North Carolina
Mohammad Usman, Senior, DePauw University, Indiana
Moderator:
Erin Taylor, Director of Communications, Berkley Center
Introduction:
Tom Banchoff, Director, Berkley Center
7:52 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Frank Donatelli on the 2012 Presidential Election Greta Brawner; Frank Donatelli Frank Donatelli talked about the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls ... Frank Donatelli talked about the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He focused on what Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign needs to accomplish in the two remaining presidential campaign debates, and also previewed the vice presidential debate between Representative Paul Ryan and Vice President Biden. Other topics included Republican strategy in Ohio, campaign spending, what to expect from President Obama’s campaign, and the effectiveness of the debates overall. 11:52 am ET Approx. 8 min. Supreme Court Case on Affirmative Action Greta Brawner; Adam Liptak Adam Liptak previewed Supreme Court oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas, a case ... Adam Liptak previewed Supreme Court oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas, a case related to affirmative action and college admissions.
Mr. Liptak participated by phone.
10:13 am ET Approx. 50 min. West Virginia Gubernatorial Debate Bill Maloney; Earl Ray Tomblin Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney met in a ... Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney met in a debate.
8:28 am ET Approx. 4 min. LIVE Arizona Senate Race Greta Brawner; Julie Sobel Julie Sobel previewed the Arizona Senate debate between Representative Jeff Flake (R) and Richard ... Julie Sobel previewed the Arizona Senate debate between Representative Jeff Flake (R) and Richard Carmona (D). The seat vacated by retiring Senator Jon Kyl (R) was expect to remain Republican, but recent polls have shown a tight race. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for comments on Supreme Court oral argument in Fisher v. University ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Supreme Court oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas, a case related to affirmative action and college admissions. 11:05 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Illinois 12th Congressional District Debate Paula Bradshaw (Green), Jason Plummer (R), and William Enyart, running to represent Illinois' 12th ... Paula Bradshaw (Green), Jason Plummer (R), and William Enyart, running to represent Illinois' 12th Congressional District, took part in a candidates' debate.
8:33 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE David Corn on Journalism and the 2012 Election Nancy Calo; David Corn; Greta Brawner David Corn talked about the video given to Mother Jones magazine of remarks by Republican ... David Corn talked about the video given to Mother Jones magazine of remarks by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that were captured on hidden camera video at a campaign fundraiser. Governor Romney said that “47 percent of the people” are “dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them.” Mr. Corn talked about the impact of and his role in the video, Governor Romney’s explanation for the comments on CNN, and other presidential campaign issues. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mr. Corn wrote an e-book on the video, 47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video That Rocked the 2012 Election.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
12:33 pm ET Approx. 57 min. LIVE General Martin Dempsey on the U.S. Military Martin Dempsey; Theresa Werner General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about ... General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about building relationships, Afghan insider attacks, the Defense Department budget, U.S. withdrawal date from Iraq, Syria, cybersecurity, maritime, the changing nature of land warfare, suicide rates in the military, military drafts, and enlistment in the Army. After his prepared he answered written questions from the audience. General Dempsey ended the question and answer session by singing “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.” 12:32 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Jamie Dimon Remarks on the Global Economy James Dimon; Richard Haass Jamie Dimon talked about the state of the global economy. He said that bond markets would ... Jamie Dimon talked about the state of the global economy. He said that bond markets would reject U.S. debt if Congress cannot reach an agreement on a federal budget. He also said JPMorgan did the government a favor by purchasing Bear Stearns, and lost up to $10 billion as a result. Mr. Dimon was interviewed by Mr. Haass and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was part of the CEO Speaker series sponsored by the Corporate Program of the Council on Foreign Relations.
9:19 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Medicare and the 2012 Election Emily Ethridge; Greta Brawner Emily Ethridge talked about her CQ Weekly cover story on Medicare, “New Pressure on ... Emily Ethridge talked about her CQ Weekly cover story on Medicare, “New Pressure on Providers,” and how Medicare issues are being used by President Obama and Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. She answered questions from viewers.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
1:33 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Vice Presidential Debating Styles Robert Watson and Richard Benedetto analyzed the debating styles with of vice presidential ... Robert Watson and Richard Benedetto analyzed the debating styles with of vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan. C-SPAN archival video was shown from vice presidential debates with Vice President Biden as well as from House committee hearings and floor debates with Representative Ryan. The program began with Jonathan Martin talking from the newsroom about the candidates' preparations for their October 11, 2012 debate. Professor Watson participated from Boynton Beach, Florida. 1:36 pm ET Approx. 45 min. U.S. Response to China Panelists talked about Chinese military power and the views of other regional powers, such as ... Panelists talked about Chinese military power and the views of other regional powers, such as India, of the country’s military build-up. Dan Blumenthal said said the Pentagon lacked the necessary resources to execute a strategic shift to the Asia-Pacific region as called for by the Obama administration.
10:06 am ET Approx. 58 min. LIVE Iran's Nuclear Program Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the ... Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the subsequent effect on the U.S. economy. They focused on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s new report, titled “The Price of Inaction: Energy and Economic Effects of a Nuclear Iran.” Dennis Ross emphasized that if Iran were to acquire a nuclear weapon, Saudi Arabia had stated it would also get one too, thereby setting off even more instability in the region. The discussion included questions from audience members. 2:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Drone Strikes and Counterterrorism Gregory Aftandilian; Peter Bergen Two counterterrorism experts talked about the drone strike program and the people and groups it ... Two counterterrorism experts talked about the drone strike program and the people and groups it targets. They said the Obama administration’s expanded use of drone strikes may be undermining its overall security objectives in places like Yemen and Pakistan. 
PANELISTS:
Peter Bergen, Director of National Security Studies, New America Foundation
Christopher Swift, Adjunct Professor of National Security Studies, Georgetown University
MODERATOR:
Gregory Aftandilian, CNP Middle East Fellow
2:22 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, ... Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff.
11:06 am ET Approx. 1 min. LIVE Danville, Kentucky Sights and Sounds: Spin Room and Media Hall Coverage of the sights and sounds of Danville, Kentucky, of preparations of the Spin Room and ... Coverage of the sights and sounds of Danville, Kentucky, of preparations of the Spin Room and Media Center for the next day’s vice presidential debate at Centre College. 3:38 pm ET Approx. 3 min. LIVE Danville, Kentucky Sights and Sounds: Vice Presidential Debate Preparation A behind the scenes look at the preparations of the media center for the next day’s vice ... A behind the scenes look at the preparations of the media center for the next day’s vice presidential debate at Centre College and the preparations by the city of Danville, Kentucky. 2:28 pm ET Approx. 37 min. Ashton Carter on Chinese Military Power Ashton Carter; Richard Ellings; Robert Hathaway Ashton Carter summarized the Defense Department’s strategy of moving the military’s ... Ashton Carter summarized the Defense Department’s strategy of moving the military’s focus from Iraq and Afghanistan toward the Asia-Pacific region. Among other remarks he said the U.S. is pursuing freedom of navigation and peaceful resolutions regarding China’s recent sparring with Japan and others over disputed territories.
11:08 am ET Approx. 52 min. Drone Strikes and Counterterrorism Gregory Aftandilian; Peter Bergen Two counterterrorism experts talked about the drone strike program and the people and groups it ... Two counterterrorism experts talked about the drone strike program and the people and groups it targets. They said the Obama administration’s expanded use of drone strikes may be undermining its overall security objectives in places like Yemen and Pakistan. 
PANELISTS:
Peter Bergen, Director of National Security Studies, New America Foundation
Christopher Swift, Adjunct Professor of National Security Studies, Georgetown University
MODERATOR:
Gregory Aftandilian, CNP Middle East Fellow
3:42 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Massachusetts Senate Debate Preview Greta Brawner; Julie Sobel Julie Sobel previewed the third of the four debates in the Massachusetts Senate race between ... Julie Sobel previewed the third of the four debates in the Massachusetts Senate race between Senator Scott Brown (R) and Elizabeth Warren (D). 3:09 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Public Perceptions of Arabs and Muslims Panelists talked about the findings of a public opinion poll on American attitudes toward Arabs ... Panelists talked about the findings of a public opinion poll on American attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. The poll was conducted following violent protests in the Arab world that erupted in response to a film denigrating Islam. Topics included changes in the Arab world and Islam itself, American views of Arabs, and Arab views of America. The talk focused primarily on Egypt, Syria and Libya.
12:02 pm ET Approx. 4 hr. 9 min. LIVE Diplomatic Security in Libya Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four ... Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four people were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. 3:48 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Mayor Bloomberg Remarks at the British Conservative Party Conference Michael Bloomberg New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the British Conservative Party conference. He ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the British Conservative Party conference. He praised the efforts of Prime Minister David Cameron and his government. Mayor Bloomberg also talked about the success of the London 2012 Olympics and the coalition government’s deficit reduction plan. He called the prime minister a “gold medal prime minister, declaring, "America succeeds when Britain succeeds.” 4:44 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President ... Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President Bush, running mate of incumbent President Ronald Reagan, debated a variety of issues including abortion and the U.S. economy.
4:12 pm ET Approx. 16 min. LIVE Open Phones on Libya Hearing Bill Scanlan Telephone lines were open after the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on ... Telephone lines were open after the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on diplomatic security in Libya. Video clips were shown from the hearing and from that day’e White House daily briefing. 4:01 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Prime Minister Cameron Remarks at the Conservative Party Conference David Cameron; William Hague British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party ... British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party members at their annual conference. He talked about building an “aspiration nation” and identified the key differences between the opposition Labour Party and the Conservative Party, specifically in education, the National Health Service, and welfare reform. 4:48 pm ET Approx. 39 min. Women and Children in Afghanistan Shamim Jawad Shamim Jawad discussed her first-hand experiences in Afghanistan and the rights of women and ... Shamim Jawad discussed her first-hand experiences in Afghanistan and the rights of women and children in the country. She painted a bleak picture with many obstacles towards the mobilization of these groups including education, cultural prejudices, lack of monetary capital, and few resources. She emphasized the need for international groups to reach out to women and children to give them the resources they need to raise their quality of life. Audience members asked questions.
4:29 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Diplomatic Security in Libya Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four ... Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four people were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. 4:53 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Arizona Senate Race Greta Brawner; Julie Sobel Julie Sobel previewed the Arizona Senate debate between Representative Jeff Flake (R) and Richard ... Julie Sobel previewed the Arizona Senate debate between Representative Jeff Flake (R) and Richard Carmona (D). The seat vacated by retiring Senator Jon Kyl (R) was expect to remain Republican, but recent polls have shown a tight race. 5:31 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Spanish Financial Crisis C. Bergsten; Matias Rodríguez Inciarte Matías Rodríguez Inciarte talked about the Spanish financial crisis in the context of the ... Matías Rodríguez Inciarte talked about the Spanish financial crisis in the context of the Eurozone financial crisis. He is a director of Banco Santander, the largest bank in Spain. Topics included the Spanish and European economies and its banking system. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Bergsten moderated.
“Strength in a Time of Crisis: The Experience of Banco Santander” was an event of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
5:27 pm ET Approx. 50 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions from reporters. He denied a disconnect ... Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions from reporters. He denied a disconnect between the White House and the State Department regarding details of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya on September 11, 2012. He said the investigation was ongoing and that Obama administration officials speak accordingly when new information is given to them. Topics included other areas of the Middle East and the 2012 presidential election campaign, especially the debates with former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) and tax and economic policies. 5:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Jamie Dimon Remarks on the Global Economy James Dimon; Richard Haass Jamie Dimon talked about the state of the global economy. He said that bond markets would ... Jamie Dimon talked about the state of the global economy. He said that bond markets would reject U.S. debt if Congress cannot reach an agreement on a federal budget. He also said JPMorgan did the government a favor by purchasing Bear Stearns, and lost up to $10 billion as a result. Mr. Dimon was interviewed by Mr. Haass and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was part of the CEO Speaker series sponsored by the Corporate Program of the Council on Foreign Relations.
6:46 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate The two major party vice presidential candidates and the running mate of independent presidential ... The two major party vice presidential candidates and the running mate of independent presidential candidate Ross Perot participated in the only scheduled 1992 vice presidential debate. The debate was moderated by Hal Bruno, and was conducted in a discussion format where the candidates' responses to questions were followed by discussion periods where the candidates could directly address one another. The three men stood at separate podia during the debate, and afterwards shook hands and greeted members of their families.
The debate featured sharp exchanges between Vice President Quayle and Senator Gore on the performance of the Bush administration and the character of Democratic presidential nominee Governor Bill Clinton. Admiral Stockdale, stating that he felt “like an observer at a ping-pong game,” interjected comments between the major candidates' remarks on issues including defense policy, the environment, and taxation.
6:17 pm ET Approx. 42 min. David Corn on Journalism and the 2012 Election Nancy Calo; David Corn; Greta Brawner David Corn talked about the video given to Mother Jones magazine of remarks by Republican ... David Corn talked about the video given to Mother Jones magazine of remarks by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that were captured on hidden camera video at a campaign fundraiser. Governor Romney said that “47 percent of the people” are “dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them.” Mr. Corn talked about the impact of and his role in the video, Governor Romney’s explanation for the comments on CNN, and other presidential campaign issues. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mr. Corn wrote an e-book on the video, 47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video That Rocked the 2012 Election.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
6:01 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Massachusetts Senate Debate Preview Greta Brawner; Julie Sobel Julie Sobel previewed the third of the four debates in the Massachusetts Senate race between ... Julie Sobel previewed the third of the four debates in the Massachusetts Senate race between Senator Scott Brown (R) and Elizabeth Warren (D). 7:07 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Religion Freedom and the First Amendment Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics ... Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex marriage, the problems of religious minorities, and the Obama Administration’s contraception rule as part of the health care law. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Ms. Boorstein moderated.
The panel “Whose First Amendment?” was part of the 2012 annual conference of the Religion Newswriters Association, held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
Due to technical difficulties, seven minutes are missing from the program.
7:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. LIVE Massachusetts Senate Debate Scott Brown; Jim Madigan; Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger ... Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren met in a debate sponsored by the Western Massachusetts U.S. Senate Debate Consortium in Springfield Symphony Hall.
Courtesy of WSHM-TV.
6:07 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Speak Boehner Remarks at Mitt Romney Campaign Event John Boehner House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) campaigned in New Hampshire. He told campaign supporters at ... House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) campaigned in New Hampshire. He told campaign supporters at the Romney-Ryan campaign office that with their help Republicans would keep control of the House and that he planned to run for speaker again. He also talked about former Governor Mitt Romney’s performance at the first presidential debate. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President ... Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President Bush, running mate of incumbent President Ronald Reagan, debated a variety of issues including abortion and the U.S. economy.
7:59 pm ET Approx. 57 min. LIVE Arizona Senate Debate Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc ... Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc Victor (L) met in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Senator Jon Kyl. The discussion was moderated by host Ted Simons as part of the KAET-TV public affairs program, “Arizona Horizon.” 6:17 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate: Full Screen Richard Cheney; John Edwards; Gwen Ifill Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential ... Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential election.
Scheduled times and networks represent preliminary estimates and may change at any time.
8:05 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the ... Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the subsequent effect on the U.S. economy. They focused on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s new report, titled “The Price of Inaction: Energy and Economic Effects of a Nuclear Iran.” Dennis Ross emphasized that if Iran were to acquire a nuclear weapon, Saudi Arabia had stated it would also get one too, thereby setting off even more instability in the region. The discussion included questions from audience members.
8:58 pm ET Approx. 4 hr. 8 min. Diplomatic Security in Libya Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four ... Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four people were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. LIVE Iowa 3rd Congressional District Debate Representatives Leonard Boswell (D) and Tom Latham (R) met in a debate for Iowa’s 3rd ... Representatives Leonard Boswell (D) and Tom Latham (R) met in a debate for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District seat. Both sitting members of Congress, they were competing due to re-districting that eliminated one Iowa seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The debate was held at the KCCI-TV studio in Des Moines.
Courtesy of KCCI-TV.
9:03 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, ... Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff.
1:08 am ET Approx. 56 min. Massachusetts Senate Debate Scott Brown; Jim Madigan; Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger ... Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren met in a debate sponsored by the Western Massachusetts U.S. Senate Debate Consortium in Springfield Symphony Hall.
Courtesy of WSHM-TV.
8:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. LIVE Montana Gubernatorial Debate Former U.S. Representative Rick Hill (R) debated Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock (D) in the ... Former U.S. Representative Rick Hill (R) debated Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock (D) in the race for the governor’s seat. The winner would replace Governor Brian Schweitzer (D) who could not run again after holding the office twice. The debate took place in the Missoula television studio and included some pre-debate commentary.
Courtesy of Montana PBS.
9:09 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Mayor Bloomberg Remarks at the British Conservative Party Conference Michael Bloomberg New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the British Conservative Party conference. He ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the British Conservative Party conference. He praised the efforts of Prime Minister David Cameron and his government. Mayor Bloomberg also talked about the success of the London 2012 Olympics and the coalition government’s deficit reduction plan. He called the prime minister a “gold medal prime minister, declaring, "America succeeds when Britain succeeds.”
2:04 am ET Approx. 1 min. Danville, Kentucky Sights and Sounds: Centre College Campus Coverage of the sights and sounds of Danville, Kentucky, the day prior to the vice presidential ... Coverage of the sights and sounds of Danville, Kentucky, the day prior to the vice presidential debate at Centre College. 10:15 pm ET Approx. 42 min. David Corn on Journalism and the 2012 Election Nancy Calo; David Corn; Greta Brawner David Corn talked about the video given to Mother Jones magazine of remarks by Republican ... David Corn talked about the video given to Mother Jones magazine of remarks by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that were captured on hidden camera video at a campaign fundraiser. Governor Romney said that “47 percent of the people” are “dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them.” Mr. Corn talked about the impact of and his role in the video, Governor Romney’s explanation for the comments on CNN, and other presidential campaign issues. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mr. Corn wrote an e-book on the video, 47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video That Rocked the 2012 Election.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
9:22 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Prime Minister Cameron Remarks at the Conservative Party Conference David Cameron; William Hague British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party ... British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party members at their annual conference. He talked about building an “aspiration nation” and identified the key differences between the opposition Labour Party and the Conservative Party, specifically in education, the National Health Service, and welfare reform.
2:07 am ET Approx. 56 min. Arizona Senate Debate Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc ... Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc Victor (L) met in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Senator Jon Kyl. The discussion was moderated by host Ted Simons as part of the KAET-TV public affairs program, “Arizona Horizon.” 11:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Jamie Dimon Remarks on the Global Economy James Dimon; Richard Haass Jamie Dimon talked about the state of the global economy. He said that bond markets would ... Jamie Dimon talked about the state of the global economy. He said that bond markets would reject U.S. debt if Congress cannot reach an agreement on a federal budget. He also said JPMorgan did the government a favor by purchasing Bear Stearns, and lost up to $10 billion as a result. Mr. Dimon was interviewed by Mr. Haass and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was part of the CEO Speaker series sponsored by the Corporate Program of the Council on Foreign Relations.
10:13 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate: Full Screen Richard Cheney; John Edwards; Gwen Ifill Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential ... Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential election.
Scheduled times and networks represent preliminary estimates and may change at any time.
3:06 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. Diplomatic Security in Libya Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four ... Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four people were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. 12:04 am ET Approx. 1 hr. General Martin Dempsey on the U.S. Military Martin Dempsey; Theresa Werner General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about ... General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about building relationships, Afghan insider attacks, the Defense Department budget, U.S. withdrawal date from Iraq, Syria, cybersecurity, maritime, the changing nature of land warfare, suicide rates in the military, military drafts, and enlistment in the Army. After his prepared he answered written questions from the audience. General Dempsey ended the question and answer session by singing “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.” 10:18 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Corporate Money and Elections Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior ... Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior election cycles following the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Among the topics they discussed was the possibility of Congress passing any campaign finance reform legislation, with all agreeing that the possibility was slim without a major scandal to prod them. They also talked about the importance of small donors, and the influence of super political action committees (super PACs).
Super PACs are independent political committees that support a candidate with unlimited, often anonymous, donations from companies, unions, or individuals.
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited money to elect a candidate
4:57 am ET Approx. 57 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the ... Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the subsequent effect on the U.S. economy. They focused on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s new report, titled “The Price of Inaction: Energy and Economic Effects of a Nuclear Iran.” Dennis Ross emphasized that if Iran were to acquire a nuclear weapon, Saudi Arabia had stated it would also get one too, thereby setting off even more instability in the region. The discussion included questions from audience members. 1:08 am ET Approx. 57 min. Iowa 3rd Congressional District Debate Representatives Leonard Boswell (D) and Tom Latham (R) met in a debate for Iowa’s 3rd ... Representatives Leonard Boswell (D) and Tom Latham (R) met in a debate for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District seat. Both sitting members of Congress, they were competing due to re-districting that eliminated one Iowa seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The debate was held at the KCCI-TV studio in Des Moines.
Courtesy of KCCI-TV.
11:48 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. African American and Latino Voters Panelists discussed the impact of African American and Latino voters in the 2012 ... Panelists discussed the impact of African American and Latino voters in the 2012 election. Many of their remarks were focused on new voter identification laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and other states. They also talked about campaign issues such as immigration and the economy, media portrayal of minorities, the lack of minority moderators in the 2012 presidential debates, and other topics.
5:56 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Jamie Dimon Remarks on the Global Economy James Dimon; Richard Haass Jamie Dimon talked about the state of the global economy. He said that bond markets would ... Jamie Dimon talked about the state of the global economy. He said that bond markets would reject U.S. debt if Congress cannot reach an agreement on a federal budget. He also said JPMorgan did the government a favor by purchasing Bear Stearns, and lost up to $10 billion as a result. Mr. Dimon was interviewed by Mr. Haass and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was part of the CEO Speaker series sponsored by the Corporate Program of the Council on Foreign Relations.
2:08 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Montana Gubernatorial Debate Former U.S. Representative Rick Hill (R) debated Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock (D) in the ... Former U.S. Representative Rick Hill (R) debated Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock (D) in the race for the governor’s seat. The winner would replace Governor Brian Schweitzer (D) who could not run again after holding the office twice. The debate took place in the Missoula television studio and included some pre-debate commentary.
Courtesy of Montana PBS.
1:33 am ET Approx. 1 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President ... Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President Bush, running mate of incumbent President Ronald Reagan, debated a variety of issues including abortion and the U.S. economy.
3:23 am ET Approx. 42 min. David Corn on Journalism and the 2012 Election Nancy Calo; David Corn; Greta Brawner David Corn talked about the video given to Mother Jones magazine of remarks by Republican ... David Corn talked about the video given to Mother Jones magazine of remarks by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that were captured on hidden camera video at a campaign fundraiser. Governor Romney said that “47 percent of the people” are “dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them.” Mr. Corn talked about the impact of and his role in the video, Governor Romney’s explanation for the comments on CNN, and other presidential campaign issues. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mr. Corn wrote an e-book on the video, 47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video That Rocked the 2012 Election.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
1:38 am ET Approx. 57 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the ... Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the subsequent effect on the U.S. economy. They focused on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s new report, titled “The Price of Inaction: Energy and Economic Effects of a Nuclear Iran.” Dennis Ross emphasized that if Iran were to acquire a nuclear weapon, Saudi Arabia had stated it would also get one too, thereby setting off even more instability in the region. The discussion included questions from audience members.
4:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. General Martin Dempsey on the U.S. Military Martin Dempsey; Theresa Werner General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about ... General Martin Dempsey talked about military and national security issues. He spoke about building relationships, Afghan insider attacks, the Defense Department budget, U.S. withdrawal date from Iraq, Syria, cybersecurity, maritime, the changing nature of land warfare, suicide rates in the military, military drafts, and enlistment in the Army. After his prepared he answered written questions from the audience. General Dempsey ended the question and answer session by singing “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.” 2:36 am ET Approx. 3 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, ... Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff.
5:13 am ET Approx. 56 min. Massachusetts Senate Debate Scott Brown; Jim Madigan; Elizabeth Warren Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger ... Massachusetts Senate candidates Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren met in a debate sponsored by the Western Massachusetts U.S. Senate Debate Consortium in Springfield Symphony Hall.
Courtesy of WSHM-TV.
2:42 am ET Approx. 12 min. Mayor Bloomberg Remarks at the British Conservative Party Conference Michael Bloomberg New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the British Conservative Party conference. He ... New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the British Conservative Party conference. He praised the efforts of Prime Minister David Cameron and his government. Mayor Bloomberg also talked about the success of the London 2012 Olympics and the coalition government’s deficit reduction plan. He called the prime minister a “gold medal prime minister, declaring, "America succeeds when Britain succeeds.”
6:12 am ET Approx. 57 min. Arizona Senate Debate Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc ... Representative Jeff Flake (R), former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), and attorney Marc Victor (L) met in a debate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Senator Jon Kyl. The discussion was moderated by host Ted Simons as part of the KAET-TV public affairs program, “Arizona Horizon.” 2:55 am ET Approx. 50 min. Prime Minister Cameron Remarks at the Conservative Party Conference David Cameron; William Hague British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party ... British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron addressed Conservative Party members at their annual conference. He talked about building an “aspiration nation” and identified the key differences between the opposition Labour Party and the Conservative Party, specifically in education, the National Health Service, and welfare reform.
3:46 am ET Approx. 2 min. Vice Presidential Candidates Debate: Full Screen Richard Cheney; John Edwards; Gwen Ifill Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential ... Candidates will debate domestic and foreign policies prior the November presidential election.
Scheduled times and networks represent preliminary estimates and may change at any time.
3:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Corporate Money and Elections Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior ... Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior election cycles following the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Among the topics they discussed was the possibility of Congress passing any campaign finance reform legislation, with all agreeing that the possibility was slim without a major scandal to prod them. They also talked about the importance of small donors, and the influence of super political action committees (super PACs).
Super PACs are independent political committees that support a candidate with unlimited, often anonymous, donations from companies, unions, or individuals.
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited money to elect a candidate
5:21 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. African American and Latino Voters Panelists discussed the impact of African American and Latino voters in the 2012 ... Panelists discussed the impact of African American and Latino voters in the 2012 election. Many of their remarks were focused on new voter identification laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and other states. They also talked about campaign issues such as immigration and the economy, media portrayal of minorities, the lack of minority moderators in the 2012 presidential debates, and other topics.